AskDefine | Define verdant

Dictionary Definition

verdant adj : characterized by abundance of verdure

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English

Etymology

From Middle French verdoyant < Old French verdier, verdoier < verd, vert "green" < Vulgar Latin virdis < viridis

Adjective

verdant

Related terms

Translations

green
abundant in verdure
fresh
inexperience
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See also

Extensive Definition

Verdant may refer to:
  • Verdant Green, a fictional undergraduate at Oxford University
  • Verdant Power, a maker and installer of tidal power and hydroelectric systems

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aestival, beryl-green, berylline, blue-green, bluish-green, caespitose, chartreuse, chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, emerald, foliaged, glaucescent, glaucous, glaucous-green, graminaceous, grasslike, grassy, green, green as grass, green-blue, greenish, greenish-blue, greenish-yellow, greensick, holly, ivy, ivy-green, leafy, leaved, meadowy, moss-covered, moss-grown, mossy, olivaceous, olive, olive-green, porraceous, smaragdine, springlike, summerlike, summery, swardy, tufted, turflike, turfy, verdured, verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert, virescent, yellowish-green
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